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"Web 'zines are dying like chickens at a Tyson plant. Nobody's reading them -- or online editions of newspapers, either. Here's why: heavier, less malleable delivery mechanism, harsher on the eyes, slower on the hands, less comfortable chair, far more damage if coffee is spilled on said mechanism -- and -- unless you're a real Net potato, 10 or more steps to access the materials compared to two: 'open door, open mailbox'.

When future technology makes it easier instead of harder, let us know. In the meantime, give it up."

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October 1997